Beijing, April 23 (IANS) Wuhan Zall, which has returned home from an odyssey of over three months, has resumed training at their base amid coronavirus restrictions.
The Wuhan side, which returned home last Saturday after completing 104 days on the road, held their first training session at their home base on Wednesday since the novel coronavirus broke out in January, the club said.
The players, coaches and working staff, who are prohibited to dine out or attend any social activity, are supplied with masks and can use disinfectant available at dormitories and the entrances to training field, the canteen and fitness center, the club said, reports Xinhua news agency.
They will also have their body temperature checked every day. These restrictions will be in place until further notice from the local government, according to the club.
Wuhan Zall finished sixth last season in the Chinese Super League under Li Tie, who took over the Chinese national team in January following the abrupt departure of Marcelo Lippi.
The 76-day lockdown on Wuhan was lifted on April 8 with the epidemic petering out.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases on the Chinese mainland fell below the 1,000 mark, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.
The Commission said that 959 cases were registered on Wednesday.
By the end of Wednesday, more than half of the imported cases on the mainland had been discharged from hospitals after recovery, said Mi Feng, spokesperson for the commission, at a press conference.